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Obituary for Harold C. Peterson
HAROLD C. PETERSON, 94, of Morrison, IL, died Monday, October 30, 2017 at his home. Harold was actively farming until the time of his death.Harold was born November 26, 1922, in Morrison, to Fred and Minnie (Olson) Peterson. He was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools and was a graduate of Morrison High School. He married LaVelle F. Milnes on December 17, 1946 in Morrison. She died November 30, 2004. Harold and LaVelle farmed in the rural Morrison area. He was a member of the Bethesda Lutheran Church, where he served as treasurer. He was a member of the Morrison Oddfellows and also the Rebekahs in Sterling, IL. Harold enjoyed woodworking, carpentry and driving his antique John Deere tractor in the local county fairs.Survivors include one daughter, LaVon (Larry) Downing of Rockford, IL; two sons, Glenn (Barbara) Peterson and Ray (Vicky) Peterson, both of Morrison, IL; five grandchildren, John Jones, David (Heather) Peterson, Derek (Moeko) Peterson, Heather (Jason) Beyers, Amy (Trevor) Guthke; seven great grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his wife, LaVelle and one sister, Fern Olson.
FUNERAL: 10:30 A.M. Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Bethesda Lutheran Church - Morrison, IL OFFICIATING: Rev. Horst Hehr VISITATION: 4:00 - 6:00 P.M. Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home INTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery - Morrison, IL